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Old 05-03-2016, 08:07 AM   #1
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I have a new to me truck!

I have sold my 2005 ram 3500 truck and now have a 2013 2500 Ram 4x4 - with leveled front end.

I have now used truck camper yet - want to set it up to handle my Lance 830.

If anyone has a setup similar I would greatly appreciate the help. I am thinking of not using airbags to get the truck leveled out - looking at super springs, sumo springs, stable loads - any suggestions - all manufactures claim their product is best.

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Old 05-03-2016, 08:19 AM   #2
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I have always ran Helwig over loaders with good results.
I'd load the TC up and check the ride before doing anything.
You can then adjust the suspension as needed.

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Old 05-03-2016, 04:05 PM   #3
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I would load it up and see what happens also.

Our campers were 11.5 and most likely heavier than yours, but my solution was overload springs.

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Old 05-03-2016, 04:10 PM   #4
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Thank you for the replies! Anyone have any luck with Timbren Springs. the are a bit cheaper than Hellwig [which seem to be the industry standard]
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There are certain things that I will budget shop for and others that I won't.
Suspension, brakes and engine parts fall into the "I won't" category.
As you say " Hellwig seems to be the industry standard"....
Timbren may make a great product. I wouldn't know.
If there warrantee is as good as Hellwig the only other thing I'd check is customer feedback.
I just checked . The Timbren are a bump stop system ( non adjustable ) and run about $279.95 per set. AT Leaf Springs, Helper Springs and Suspension Parts | SD Truck Springs

The Hellwig Load pro 25 helper springs are $302.75 and are adjustable. At Truck Suspension, Bilstein Shocks, Firestone Air Bags, Timbren, Leaf Springs - TruckSpring.com

I'd spend the extra cash.
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